Sandon Park & Ride

Opening times: Mon to Fri 06:30 - 19:45 | Sat 07:00-19:10

Parking information


Car parking spaces


Disabled parking spaces


Parent & child parking spaces


EV charging points


Bike rack
Waiting area
Disabled toilets
Height restriction
Secure cycle lockers
Baby changing facilities


You can use a ticket to hop on and off any park & ride bus all day. For example, get off at Parkway or railway station, then get back on to go to the city centre, then back out to the park & ride site. 

Regular tickets

Adult (over 18)

Child (5 up to 18)






Off Peak Day (Monday to Friday Only)


(Outward journey between 1200-1500, return journey anytime)

Special tickets


Group (up to 2 adults and 3 children)


12 tickets for 11


Disabled bus pass holders

£1.50 before 9am / Free after 9am

Short hop between Anglia Ruskin and City Centre


Children under 5 travel for free at all times.

Tickets for Park and Ride

Please pay for your ticket on the bus with cash or contactless payment.

Parking only

If you are not using the bus service you must purchase a park only ticket which can be purchased via MiPermit location 744023 up to 18 hours £3.60 up to 24 hours £12.

Sandon users will be able to use their Park and Ride tickets after the site is closed on the following First bus services.

No 31 at - 2010, 2110, 2215, 2310 and No 336 at - 2040, 2140, 2240.

Monday to Saturday from Chelmsford only at the following Park and Ride stops:

  • Duke Street Careers Office

  • New London Road

  • Parkway

Park and Pedal

Bring your bike with you, leave your car at the site and cycle to your destination. Park and Pedal is £3.60 per day. We have bike racks should you chose to leave your bike at site overnight. We also offer Secure cycle lockers £20 per month, which includes free parking. Please visit Bikeaway to secure your locker.

Payment for parking only can be made on MiPermit.


If you have an event and would like to hire the site please contact for further details and pricing.

Updates / What's on

Car boot sales

Every Sunday all year round

Visit Capital Car Boot Sales website for more information


Satnav users can find the A12/A414 junction adjacent to the site by using postcode CM2 7RU or what3words location of ///calm.pools.seats

The postcode is not an exact match for the location, so drivers should follow the P&R signs once they reach the junction to access the site.

Please note: Cars can exit the site after closing automatically through the barrier system. For out of hours emergencies customers can contact Chelmsford City Council’s CCTV Control Centre on 01245 606 299. 

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